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Full Name: William Edward James Massie
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): William Edward James
Surname: Massie
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 15939
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs S.D. Massie (mother), Waikaka Rural Delivery, Gore, Southland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Waikaka Rural Delivery, Gore, Southland, New Zealand
Military District: Gore
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 321
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 1 December 1941
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1941
Memorial Name: Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference: Column 104.
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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